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As promised, some more images of the cute little spurge hawk-moth, who was quite insistent on crawling onto my hand to be photographed.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:here I am again!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:17 Sep 2013 - 5:46 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Hawk-moth, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:78
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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2204 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 5:52 AM

Just too cute Carol, quite the little model... love him looking at you in V 3 and his wings in V 4....amazing images, well captured

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jdenman
jdenman  6 Spain5 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 5:54 AM

Lovely pin sharp collection........John

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HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4269 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
17 Sep 2013 - 6:25 AM

He's a cute little fellow Carol. How you do it I have no idea but I am so so so envious of your insect shots.Sad

Harriet

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LynneJoyce
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17 Sep 2013 - 6:27 AM

Four fabulous shots.

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Andysnapper
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17 Sep 2013 - 6:33 AM

I knew it, you have got them all trained up to pose for you....Grin

A fabulous set Carol, really interesting to see them with some scale, big blighter isn't he.

Andy

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
17 Sep 2013 - 6:33 AM

I have heard of a one armed bandit before - but a one armed photographer is something else Smile These are such special images Carol - the little guy must have sensed your love and appreciation of it !!

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Caziwinkles
17 Sep 2013 - 7:00 AM

Amazing images Carol - these little creatures sure do love you and your camera. Smile

Carol

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 7:20 AM

It's so lovely when they do want you want them to, beautiful macro shot's.Smile

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achieverswales
17 Sep 2013 - 7:33 AM


Quote: He's a cute little fellow Carol. How you do it I have no idea but I am so so so envious of your insect shots.Sad

Harriet

I thing he loves you Carol.

Regards

Trev.

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ddolfelin
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17 Sep 2013 - 7:39 AM

Perky chap - pleased to be introduced thanks, Carol.

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viscostatic
17 Sep 2013 - 8:11 AM

A beautiful little creature Carol. These images give a good impression of scale.

Phil.

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digital_boi
17 Sep 2013 - 8:14 AM

very fine detailed set Carol he is a small one

Graham

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barbarahirst
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17 Sep 2013 - 8:41 AM

incredible images ....

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 8:41 AM

What a lovely set Carol - they are all "my favourite"SmileSmileSmile
Joan.

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ChiliMan
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17 Sep 2013 - 8:50 AM

Awww...sweet little thing Grin

Superb colour and detail you've got especially in Vs 1 and 4...and WOW to V4.

Such a beautiful moth Smile

Andrew

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2013 - 8:59 AM

Four beautiful captures Smile

Eileen

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Brian65
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17 Sep 2013 - 9:09 AM

Wonderful shots Carol, love V2.
Brian

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WhiteRose1
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17 Sep 2013 - 9:13 AM

Recognized this from the thumbnail, Carol!! GrinGrinGrin Excellent one-handed macro technique.

Dave

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 9:38 AM

Just don't know how you manage to get them so sharp! Really special macro captures.

Albert

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danbrann
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17 Sep 2013 - 9:54 AM


Quote: Just don't know how you manage to get them so sharp! Really special macro captures.

Albert

Exactly.

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richmowil
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17 Sep 2013 - 10:02 AM

Stunning images Carol!! So sharp and wonderfully coloured!! Great work!!

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PattiW
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17 Sep 2013 - 10:43 AM

Love this straight on shot! Amazing detail in this little beastie! PattiSmileSmileSmile

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Irishkate
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17 Sep 2013 - 11:09 AM

Stunning photograhy with one hand?
I love V4 with the hint of pink showing.
Our Macroman at the Camera Club has been capturing moths
this summer so we're in for some tough competiton this sesssion.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Fefe
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17 Sep 2013 - 11:15 AM

Awwww.... Hello you little cutieGrinGrinGrin
Diane
I am talking about the mothWink

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lonely_oryx
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17 Sep 2013 - 11:35 AM

Excellent detail and a lovely thumb. Grin

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crookymonsta
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17 Sep 2013 - 1:14 PM

I don't know how you manage to get the little critters to be so docile and cooperative for you - perhaps you hypnotise them! Whatever it is I would love to know the secret!
Sandra

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TonyDy
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17 Sep 2013 - 1:39 PM

Great shots of this beautiful moth, Carol - now get back to the beach!!!GrinWinkTongue
Tony

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CaroleS
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17 Sep 2013 - 1:40 PM

So tiny, an excellent shot!

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prabhusinha
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17 Sep 2013 - 2:30 PM

4 cracking shots

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TrevBatWCC
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17 Sep 2013 - 2:38 PM

I never cease to be amazed at the power you have over these creatures - especially here, perched on your hand! Wink Excellent set Carole, each equally delightful Smile
Trev Smile

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Daisymaye
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17 Sep 2013 - 2:44 PM

He is looking at you like your his new best friend Carol. Amazing how they trust you. Lovely shots.......Sandy

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Maiwand
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17 Sep 2013 - 3:03 PM

Stunning series of macro shots Carol. Superb detail.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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HuddersfieldHil
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17 Sep 2013 - 3:31 PM

Fabulous shots Carol - how on earth do you get them to want to pose for you?? BrilliantSmileSmile

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FeatherFriend
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17 Sep 2013 - 3:39 PM

Great set Carol, must say the markings in this little fella are beautiful,
Geoff.

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Mavis
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17 Sep 2013 - 4:07 PM

Superb images Carol & I'm glad your fingers are so clean .Mine are always black rimmed this time of the year with all that needs doing in the garden & greenhouse xx

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GeorgePlatis
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17 Sep 2013 - 5:09 PM

Stunning images, beautiful details, Carol !
George

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sparrowhawk
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17 Sep 2013 - 5:11 PM

oh wow ! absolutely marvellous shots

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pluckyfilly
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17 Sep 2013 - 5:56 PM

gorgeous littls chap, V4 is my fave

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Philip_H
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17 Sep 2013 - 6:06 PM

A right little charmer.

P.

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evelen
evelen  10 England
17 Sep 2013 - 6:33 PM

wonderful set of shots Carol.
eve.Smile

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sable
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17 Sep 2013 - 6:37 PM

Four excellent images beautifully captured and presented - Elizabeth xx

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JohnChambersPhotography

Stunning comes to mind, great shot with fingers giving good scale.

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17 Sep 2013 - 6:57 PM

lovely shots carol, it is smaller than what I thought.
regards
Yung

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17 Sep 2013 - 7:02 PM

That is just the cutest little face!!

Ann

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17 Sep 2013 - 7:35 PM

Not big but beautiful

Peter

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17 Sep 2013 - 10:12 PM

Aw it's so cute. How lovely. SmileSmileSmile

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17 Sep 2013 - 10:29 PM

A very beautiful set, Carol. Excellently captured.

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bearmtn  6 United States
17 Sep 2013 - 11:14 PM

Just Fantastic !!!!!!!!!

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AlexAppleby
18 Sep 2013 - 9:03 AM

Love this because the finger gives a real scale to the shot. I thought this critter must be huge based on previous images! Excellent.

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18 Sep 2013 - 11:36 AM

Great captures! Brilliant takes Carol!
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18 Sep 2013 - 4:35 PM

Amazing detailed shots of this really cute moth.
Ju

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annettep38
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18 Sep 2013 - 5:19 PM

You got you way with him, making him land on you hand. A very cute hawk moth indeed!!

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ali63
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18 Sep 2013 - 6:42 PM

A beauty, great set of images you are training your moths as well WinkWink

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18 Sep 2013 - 11:03 PM

Now you are just showing off Carol!GrinGrinGrinGrin What a stupendous set of close ups of this cute little chap, I can imagine the Big O having great fun attempting to photograph him

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19 Sep 2013 - 8:26 AM

Wonderful set of images - like them all but v3 is amazing...GrinGrinGrin

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